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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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This golden colored ale is smooth, light in flavor, and still retains a slight crispness in its finish, very similar to a European-style pilsner. Our Coronado Golden is delicately hopped with Czechoslovakian Saaz hops, traditionally used in making the classic pilsner. It is our most popular beer at our restaurant and considered our gateway beer into the micro-brew world.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
badlizard (5539) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAY 22, 2007
650 mL bottle. Hazy yellow with fluffy white head. Aroma yeasty with a hint of banana and perhaps citrus. Bright and lively palate. Taste is a little too weak and watery, but there are some notes of fruit and a little spice with a clean finish. Nothing particularly exciting about this one.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TipsyMcStager (1139) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 30, 2007
Grassy golden ale. Pours a light yellow, thin head. Wheaty middle and a rather flat finish.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - APR 12, 2007
A very uninspired average golden ale. More like a pilsner, but the usual crisp bitterness that comes with a pilsner was unpleasant. It was also quite carbonated. A little bready maltiness, but that was it. Unenjoyable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeMcPhee (8357) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - APR 6, 2007
22 oz bomber. Very pale golden beer with a white head. Arom ais of fresh bready malt, a bit of honey and even a touch of wheaty character. Hop aroma is very low. Flavour is a bit sweet but does show nice fresh breadiness. It’s not going to win any awards but it’s a nice lawnmower type of brew.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tmoney99 (10545) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 10, 2007
Draft at brewpub. Poured golden color with a moderate frothy white head that diminished slowly with minimal lacing. Light sweet aroma. Light to medium body with a thin texture. Light sweet citrus flavor with a light sweet finish of short duration.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (4528) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 15, 2006
Kind of a cloudy golden color with some good spices. Taste is pretty dry like a pilsener. Really, I liked this much more than their Red and was pretty pleased overall with it.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjg74 (2491) - La Mesa, California, USA - SEP 16, 2006
Bottle fro BevMo La Mesa. Pours a clear Golden color. Dry malty aroma. Flavor is some cardboard flavor. Not a very strong effort.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
GiddyBoy (117) - USA - JUL 9, 2006
DRAFT Very fair local that has decent bite. Very similar to IPAs of similar ilk. No head, and little flavor outside of the bite. A very fair option for a San Diego local.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
haddon90 (1449) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 15, 2006
Bought this 22oz bottle at BevMo in Mission Valley, CA. Pours a clear golden color with a bubbly white head. Grassy malt aroma. A hint of bitterness. Dry taste. Nothing special. Some maltiness as well.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
trokini (1025) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 1, 2006
Keg. Clear gold with a bubbly head. Aroma is bitter grain and metal. Flavor is okay. Some dry malt with the grassy flavors, but ends with the metallic bite. Good enough, but nothing special.


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